Amazon arrives at the Bundesliga

first_imgAmazon has reached football. This weekend will resume the Bundesliga after the winter break with an unexpected novelty: the American giant It will be the technology provider of the German championship. It will offer real-time statistics for fans to enjoy the games not only on television, but also on their mobile devices. The collaboration with the Bundesliga it’s Amazon’s first foray into football, an unequivocal sign of the potential of the sports industry. The program developed by Amazon is very complete. Will not offer only historical statistics on Bundesliga matches, but also specific data of each game and each player, all in real time, and even future projections on the goal taking into account variables such as the number of occasions of each team. The project is presented as something new and surprising.The technology industry has fully entered football. Until now it was small or medium-sized companies that dealt with this business niche, but Amazon’s entry into the Bundesliga is the unequivocal sign of the landing of large corporations in the sports business. FIFA and UEFA are already negotiating to incorporate them not only as technology providers, but also as technical sponsors.last_img read more

Setién summons an exclusively tactical session on game day

first_imgAfter the session, Setién will give the list of summoned. In principle some important news is expected as the inclusion of the quarry Riqui Puig, especially thinking that the Dutchman Frenkie de Jong will not be able to play the game against Granada for sanction after his expulsion in the derby against Espanyol.The summoned ones have to appear at 19 hours in the Camp Nou, that is, two hours before the game. In this sense there are no differences regarding Valverde.Another routine change is that the team will not exercise in the afternoon in the previous match but the session will be on Saturday at 11 am and later Setién will appear in the press room to make his first press conference of the season.Since the arrival of the veteran coach at the club, the team has not yet had a holiday, since the break was called on Wednesday to prepare a session at 11 am. So that, The players are learning the Setién method at well-charged doses: work and humility. The team is summoned at 11 am in the Sports City to carry out an exclusively tactical session, where the concepts worked during the week will be worked, as well as the ball games. This is a different training than a normal day because it starts from a different need, having the players to make a maximum effort a few hours later. Quique Setién has started his run at FC Barcelona with momentum. In its first week of work the team will have completed eight workouts: one with Ernesto Valverde and seven with Setién. An unknown workload in the Blaugrana locker room, at least in recent years. In fact, the Cantabrian coach returns to an old custom used by Luis Enrique and before by Pep Guardiola: training the same day of the game and later list of summoned.last_img read more

Garitano: “It’s a shot for everyone who feels Athletic”

first_imgDoes it look favorite?How favorite? From the beginning we have heard for the Cup, for now we are fine, when we touch the draw we will think about that; We are fine, that Barcelona is not beaten every day.What has been the key?The team’s work was enormous, there was a moment in the second half that was imposed, we lost a little punch in the pressure, but we are not an easy team that surrenders. Although the team had bad times, it is replenished until the end, we do it well. We are not easy to beat. He has come here with us three times and they have not scored any goals.The qualifiers are over, more difficult could not be put in these qualifiers …In League we have made matches to win and we have not had that bit of luck. In the Cup when it has to be for them or we fall on our side. As in the penalties in Elche and Tenerife …This result reinforces the philosophy of Athletic.I’m happy for the people, it’s a shot for everyone, for everyone who feels Athletic, beyond winning or losing. Nights like this reinforce the philosophy we have. It is getting harder every day to compete with these teams, but we have that people’s pride. How was the dressing room?Well, it is a party, with a victory these are very happy I am very happy for the kids. The team makes a lot of expense and we are not finding victory in the League. We went up to pressure them and we managed to win.What can you say about the character of the group that you didn’t say?All teams have some characteristics, some have more quality and others go up, from the front to the end, we do not leave, I had a lot of fun watching the game. They wanted to play from behind and we went for them.What preference do you have in the semifinals? The real?I like that Basque teams always reach the end. Touch who plays. It will be difficult, when you spend many qualifiers you find yourself in many difficulties, it is mental strength. We have lived all that and the team is very strong mentally and in football it is very important.Aduriz did not clash.This type of matches … San José, Aduriz and Ibai … these matches are for soccer players and it shows when they are in the field. Every time I see him better, I’m calm, the important thing is that he doesn’t get injured again. It takes two minutes, to see if it does not relapse.Dani finished cast.There are two or three key players and one is Dani. The balance it brings is important and it is the prolongation of the coach in the field. I’m putting everything in, it’s a little melted. When it has not been, the team suffers, we lose the axis, the balance.Do the semis condition the Sunday derby at the Reale Arena?I said yesterday that the most important thing is the Cup and now, the League. We play in Anoeta and we will think about the game plan based on the players, some are cast, but we have to have a block that can compete there. Yuri has ended up loaded again. What did you feel when Iñaki scored?Joy … we had enough people touched. In the extension there was one more change but we were short. Maintaining the pressure intensity for 90 minutes is very difficult. Taking the goal short … are risks, but we have also done so by pulling the pressure in the opposite field.last_img read more

Derrick Jones Jr wins Aaron Gordon in a controversial math contest

first_imgMiami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. has been proclaimed champion of the NBA’s All-Star weekend math contest, which is being held in Chicago (United States), in a controversial final against the player of Orlando Magic Aaron Gordon, while Bahamian escort Buddy Hield reigned in the triple contest and power forward Bam Adebayo, in the skills competition.Jones, who in his second participation became the second player in the history of his franchise to win recognition after Harold Miner (1993 and 1995), slipped into the United Center final with Gordon, after a first round Almost without failures.In that first phase, the Los Angeles Lakers pivot Dwight Howard fell, with remembrance of Kobe Bryant and Superman costume included, and the Milwaukee Bucks escort Pat Connaughton, who made a particular tribute to the movie ‘The Whites Can’t Get It’ .The show remained in the final round, where each player executed a pair of mates that received the maximum score of 50, perhaps some too inflated, so they had to perform two extra dumps to unpack. Derrick Jones, during the math contest. Image: UsaToday Buddy Hield reigns in the triple contest and Bam Adebayo, in the skills contestcenter_img Before the tie-breaker, Jones and Gordon met some first mates to ensure, before the one in Miami performed their best performance again using the ball between the legs. To this the eaves of the Magic responded with an action that should have been worth it to win the contest: Markelle Fultz helped him against the basket to, after a 360º turn, crush the hoop.Thus, we had to solve with two more mates. After two first that did not serve to unpack, everything would be decided in the last for each player. After a 48-point Jones grinder run, Gordon wanted to risk and asked for Tacko Fall’s help.The one in Orlando jumped the 2.26 meters of the Senegalese pivot – who slightly bowed his head – and offered a show that, however, only served for Dwyane Wade, Scottie Pippen and Chadwick Boseman to put a 9 each, a 47 that It made him lose and it unleashed his anger. “It’s over, I’m not coming back, I think I should have two trophies. My next goal will be to win the triple contest,” said Gordon, who also lost in 2016.Hield reigns in triples and Adebayo in skills Meanwhile, Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield was proclaimed champion of the triple contest in a final in which he beat Devin Booker by adding 27 points, for the 26 of the Phoenix Suns escort. The third place of the podium went to the Latvian power forward of Washington Wizards Davis Bertans, with 22 points.In the first round, Trae Young (Atlanta Hawks, 15), Devonte ‘Graham (Charlotte Hornets, 18), Duncan Robinson (Miami Heat, 19), Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls, 23) and Joe Harris (Brooklyn Nets, 22) fell.Bertans 22 to start the final was canceled by the 26 goals of Devin Booker, who still had to see how the Bahamian Buddy Hield, after a start with some failure, made two last cars perfect to take the win.Meanwhile, Miami Heat forward power forward Bam Adebayo was crowned in the skills contest, after winning the Lithuanian power forward of Indiana Pacers Domantas Sabonis.Adebayo did not miss a single pass or a single tray and was fine from the line of three, a performance that has earned him the second Heat player to win the event after Dwyane Wade (2006 and 2007).last_img read more

Hazard has already been lower than in seven years at Chelsea

first_imgIn November Hazard’s Calvary began.In October a match against Mallorca was lost, but that was for happy news. The player was absent due to the birth of his son, so he does not add up in his absence due to injury. In November, an ordeal began that now finds its continuity when it was worse for the team. A fissure in the right distal fibula will take you away, for starters, from a week in which Real Madrid plays part of the season. The quality and experience of the Belgian would have been very good at this point to a Madrid that has lost the advantage in LaLiga until being surpassed by Barcelona and that faces a City in the Champions League with the European competition as a salvation table. The heel that Hazard tried in the Ciutat de Valencia has gone very expensive and he returns to prostrate on the stretcher in a season more than atypical for him. He already has 18 low matches with Real Madrid due to injury, plus those that remain. For now this week will add two more from another long list. In seven full seasons at Chelsea he managed to accumulate 20 games due to physical problems. Three of them last season and, interestingly, none in the previous one, 17-18. He was not a regular at the infirmary, despite the punishment and wear of the minutes with both Chelsea and his team. The entrance of his countryman Meunier during the Champions League game against PSG in November will mark his first season as a Real Madrid player. However, his white journey has been related to his physical condition since the beginning of the exercise. In the first place for being under form at the start of the preseason. He showed obvious extra kilos. Later, a muscle injury caused him to miss the first three days. It was hard to tear Hazard away.center_img Bad luck in the form of an injury has been reprimanded with Eden Hazard (29 years old) just when the star signing of Real Madrid began to forget his passage through the infirmary. The right ankle of the former Chelsea player leaves him out of combat again and complicates his contest in the remainder of the exercise, just when the decisive part of the season arrived. That for which Zidane had the unbalancing factor of the Belgian.last_img read more

Djokovic overwhelms Jaziri: two wins to keep the one

first_imgSnug return to the tracks of Novak Djokovic after profitable his eighth Australian Open in January. The Serbian reappeared in the Dubai Responsibility Free, ATP 500 on exhausting observe, and in a bit greater than an hour he threw Tunisian Malek Jaziri (6-1 and 6-2), 260 of the world that has been collaborating in Challenger tournaments and performs with an invite in the emirate. With this, there are already 14 wins in a row to date this season (6 in ATP Cup and seven in Australia) for Nole. His subsequent opponent can be German veteran (36 years outdated) Philipp KohlschreiberIt was a sport with no extra historical past than stable service (70% of first and 83% of factors received with them) and energy to the remainder of Belgrade, weapons already identified. With two breaks in a row, he began 5-Zero in the first set and ended up profitable 6-1 in 27 minutes. At the starting of the second he put away his garments and Jaziri may rating two providers in a row earlier than the Balkan re-activated the cannibal mode (22 profitable strokes for 17 unforced errors in opposition to the 5 and 12 of his African rival) and he broke the serve twice to finish sealing the contest in 6-2. With this triumph, Djokovic is already in the second spherical and two extra victories to overcome the quarterfinals, the barrier to demolish if you would like to keep the quantity one in the face of the push of Rafa Nadal, which debuts this Tuesday in Acapulco. If Nole didn’t cross the quarter and take the Balearic together with his third trophy in Mexico, the quantity one would return to his arms.last_img read more

“James’s case is weird”

first_imgThe Colombian team, Carlos Queiroz, who today went to Porto to see Colombians Uribe and Luis Díaz, settled the controversy that arose about James Rodriguez and the selection and said in statements to EFE outside the Dragao Stadium that both he and the coaching staff want to help him. In the last days, several Colombian media published that the Real Madrid player would have told Queiroz that, if he did not start, he would not go to the national team. As Carlos Queiroz said today, he agreed to speak for the EFE Agency before the Europa League match between Porto and Bayern Leverkusen, “James’s case worries us“, like others who are not having as much continuity, as Arias (Atlético de Madrid) or Muriel (Atalanta). Is it true what some media have published about James Rodrigues not going to the Colombian national team if he does not guarantee ownership?What I can say is that we, in the Federation, take care of all the players with great attention, with much love. The case of James worries us, we know that he is in a difficult situation at the moment, it is a situation that technically and professionally is not the best. But like other players who are playing less. James’s case is very rare, a very rare season for him, but the entire coaching staff and I personally are determined to help all players and in particular to help James, who is in a slightly more complicated situation. James’s quality, such as Arias or Muriel, is not discussed, so the situation is not easy. That is why I am trying my best to make the players arrive as well as possible. The obligation I have is for everyone to arrive well.It seems that Radamel Falcao, after the injury of the Achilles tendon, are recovering and scored against Fenerbahçe.Falcao, like James, is a reference for Colombian football and thank God he recovered well. I was, with discretion, in the Fenerbahçe match.If Falcao and James have minutes in their clubs, will they be fixed in the Copa América?I don’t like to make promises and commitments. With tranquility and serenity and precision, decisions have to be made with responsibility, because that is what the fans expect from me, to win the matches.You are in Porto today to see Uribe and Luis Diaz, are they two candidates for the next call?Insurance. We currently have a list of 35 players, almost three per position. In a week we will communicate to the clubs the players we want to block for the dates of March (26 and 31 against Venezuela and Chile).The Copa América, with a final in Barranquilla, the great goal of the Colombian national team? A lot of pressure?We love the pressure, it is what makes us want, the illusion to do better and get stronger and more successful. In truth, without pressure there is no success.He is worried about the coronavirus, we suppose. Have you talked to Colombian players of Italian teams like Muriel, Zapata or Cuadrado?It is a serious problem, we are very attentive. A problem that affects us all. We are in conversation with people in charge of other areas, but we are positive, when the players leave Italy for Colombia.After arriving from Mozambique to Portugal, one of the first ones that coincided with the Portuguese Federation was with Jesualdo Ferreira, today in the Saints of Brazil and you in Colombia. Did you imagine it?My dream of many years was to train in South America and today is a reality, which I could not imagine years ago. It is the serious work of Portuguese football. How is the Colombian national team?We are prepared and calm, despite some situations, we would like some players to play more and less injuries. Because we are one month away from the matches (against Venezuela and Chile for the Qualifying Phase for the World Cup in Qatar 2022), but we are working the entire technical staff in Europe, Mexico, in Brazil, Argentina. Very close to all players, developing a discreet, serious and committed work for the best for Colombia. And with a physical trainer in Madrid to support James and Arias.On March 26 against Venezuela – the selection of his friend José Peseiro – and on March 31 against Chile. Qualifying matches for Qatar.The match against Venezuela will be a duel of two friends after the game, with much respect. Venezuela has a very good team with very difficult players. For Colombia, all matches against South American teams are difficult. But we are very excited and know that all the players will come out with great desire. We are sure that the 23 players that will arrive in March will be fit and eager, as always.center_img According to the coffee coach, James and Falcao (who just left an injury) are a reference for Colombian football, although it is clear that he doesn’t commit to anyone, since making decisions with “a lot of responsibility”. Even, he advanced, the Federation of Colombia has put a physical trainer in Madrid to help and complement both James and Santiago Arias in their daily work.last_img read more

All the curiosities left by the Bernabéu Classic

first_imgZidane and its centennial pupilsOn a round day, the figures were too. Zinedine Zidane (198) yesterday became the third coach with more games in the history of Madrid, beating Beenhakker (197). Still ahead of Forest (246) and Munoz (605). In addition, it also equaled Beenhakker as the second coach with the most league wins (89). His pupils, on the other hand, are not yet part of the story, although they reached round records: Casemiro reached one hundred wins in the league; Lucas Vázquez, 200 games; Isco, at 300; Benzema, 500 …From Castile to Glory30 years have passed since two Castilla players had so much prominence in a Real Madrid – Barcelona. While it is true that Mariano had to leave to be able to return and Vinicius is a signing that has passed through the subsidiary as a training method, not so long ago they dressed short in Alfredo Di Stéfano. Butragueño and Santi Aragón They marked December 12, 1990 and, until yesterday, no other had succeeded. Speaking of quarry, Ansu Fati, with 17 years in his identity card, became the youngest footballer to play an official match with the Blaugrana shirt at Santiago Bernabéu.The goal crisis resolvedA total of 425 minutes passed between the goal of Lucas Vázquez in the Copa del Rey 2018-19 and the goal of Vinicius after rebounding in Gerard Piqué. In all that time, Madrid had failed to punch the Barça goal, nor of course win. Even more unmarked in his own stadium, where he had not achieved since August 2017 in the Spanish Super Cup. An absolute relief, which is also worth to overcome the eternal rival at the top of the classification. The problem was spread and Now it is Messi who suffers. He has played five Classics without Cristiano Ronaldo and has not achieved a single goal.CHEMA DIAZ & nbsp; (DAILY AS) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Lucas Vázquez, at Real Madrid-Barcelona.CHEMA DIAZ (DAILY AS) A Classic is always much more than 90 minutes in which 22 players touch and touch the ball. It is wrapped in the mystique of the great nights, with unexpected heroes, hobbies overturned and a compendium of statistical data that pass to the history books as they do not make records of any other party. Last night at Santiago Bernabéu was not going to be less. Vinicius and Mariano turned the initial tables into three points for Real Madrid and, in addition, they turned around a historical fact. With both goals scored and without receiving, the whites add 6,152 points in the championship, just one more than those accumulated in the historic Barcelona.In addition, they also chose the scale of the Classics. Before the dispute of the duel, Real Madrid and Barcelona added 72 victories per head in their direct confrontations in LaLiga Santander. Yesterday, Zidane’s were ahead (73-72 with 35 draws) and tied for goals (288), always according to the data exposed by Mr. Chip in his Twitter account. Although only two are insured per season, the two colossi of Spanish football have also faced countless times in Europe and in tournaments. Until the appointment of the Bernabéu, Barça dominated you to you, but now it is completely matched: 96-96 (52 draws).Beyond the choral performance of Madrid, it was also a day of proper names. Among all of them, the two scorers stand out: Vinicius and Mariano. The Brazilian international, in fact, is already 21st century history. Mr. Chip points out that, at 19 and 233 days old, he has become the youngest scorer in a Classic, since Raúl and Roger celebrated on September 30, 1996, with 18 years! ‘Vini’ will not have broken precocity records, but his stellar performance, with an even goal, suggests that he will be one of the great protagonists in the great battle of Spanish football in the next five years.He may not have that Mariano status, since his opportunity surprised seeing what he saw in the season. The Hispanic-Dominican won the game to Luka Jovic, off the list, and left in the final minutes, almost more as a sign of winning seconds to the stopwatch. Nevertheless, his power charger was overflowing and he defined in a hand in hand with Ter Stegen 52 seconds after stepping on the grass. A fact that will not be forgotten, being the fastest substitute mark in the history of the Classics beating Gonzalo Higuain. For lovers of statistics, it was also the first player born in Barcelona to mark Barça for 71 years when Macala did. Madrid, impeccable before the colossiThey are two wins and two draws, but Real Madrid has proven to be able to close its goal when you see the faces with the biggest. As Pedro Martín points out, the 2019-20 has been the only season in the history of the white club in which he has not conceded a single goal in the four games in which he has measured Barcelona Y Atlético de Madrid in the national league league. Of course, the 0-0 of the Camp Nou and the Wanda Metropolitano were not conceived as positive results, as if they were the four wins of the 2007-08 or the three and a draw of the 2012-13.last_img read more

Castilla works without frills

first_imgMidfielder Miguel Baeza, working out in his living room. The key is being not lose tone having to train in reduced spacesYes, as is the living room of a house. They move some furniture and that’s it. This is the case of the midfielder Miguel Baeza. Stretching, plyometry, strength with elastic bands … Also with stationary bikes, one of the most affordable items and that some already had at home. Some like Fran Garcia, he was luckier and upon returning to his home in Bolaños de Calatrava (Ciudad Real) he was able to race in the family garden. Many are taking advantage of the attics of their buildings, such as the central one Mario Gila. In some situations, it is the pairs or relatives of the players themselves who help them in some exercises, especially those related to the ball. The castillista squad led by Raúl does not know, like the older ones, when his championship will resume and he is having to get used to training in tight spaces and with the little material of fitness they have at their disposal, part of it borrowed directly from Valdebebas … “They are coping as best they can,” the agent of one of Castilla’s players explains to AS. “In our case, he has also received extra instructions from the personal trainer who usually helps him out in the summer to get in tune before the preseason, everything is done online, with WhatsApp, videos …”. The club also provided instructions. Víctor Paredes, the coach of Castilla, sends them homework. The club also gives them instructions on nutrition during confinementor. A very important aspect to avoid that the boys have a different diet than the one they are used to. All remotely controlled by Raúl himself, which remains in full contact with its collaborators. The Castilla players they are professional footballers despite being a soldier in Segunda B, a non-professional category, but they do not have the means of the first template to be able to train with a private gym at home. They cannot have the machines (some cost € 9,000) that many of the footballers of the Zidane squad do have and these days they shine on their social networks. Some of the castillistas still live in their parents’ homes, the majority do it in flats in urbanizations and a few of them, before the Government established more drastic measures with the alarm status, he went to his hometown to be close to his family … The injured, assisted telematicallyThere are other more special cases, such as those of the Brazilian Rodrigo Rodrigues and Pedro Ruiz, recent injured and long-term, requiring a different and supervised job, even if not in person, by the club’s physical therapists. The Andalusian striker went down to Seville (the midfielder Martín Calderón made it to Jerez) before movement restrictions were decreed by the state of alarm. Although he still uses crutches and a joint clamp, you are doing exercises under the telematic review of the first team doctors. Madrid does not neglect the renovations.Another aspect is the mental matter. The white entity has asked them to be cautious with the content they show on their social networks and most have limited themselves to teaching how they exercise, their achievements in video games such as Fortnite and the FIFA20 (They even play games wearing their own official shirt, so they do Gelabert) and above all, to challenge the viral game of toilet paper in the first days of quarantine. They have, above all, football ‘overalls’ …last_img read more

Regions defy government: five Calcio teams could re-train

first_imgThe measures supersede those of the Government, which, however, could freeze them with a request, as already happened in Calabria, where they wanted to start opening terraces for bars and restaurants. In addition, Serie A clubs are looking for a common path and it is difficult for some to get ahead of the others in the race for the return to work. Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora, a supporter of the closing of the championships, yesterday spoke of a possible resumption of training from May 18 if the protocol proposed by the Italian Football Federation will pass the approval of the Technical-Scientific Committee. What happened today could change the scenario again. The pulse between the Italian Government and football this morning is another fundamental chapter. While the Serie A clubs are meeting in an assembly discussing the next steps (and the negotiation with the televisions for the payment of the transmission rights), two regions of the country could overcome the blockade on training imposed by the State. According to the last decree, as of May 4 only individual sports athletes may return to work, but Emilia Romagna, with an ordinance, authorized the training “individually for professional and non-professional athletes recognized by the Olympic Committee, respecting social distance and without crowds, also for team sports. ” In this way, four Calcio teams (Bologna, Parma, Sassuolo and SPAL) could return to their sports cities starting next Monday. They could soon be joined by Naples: De Laurentiis’ club was in contact with the president of the Campania region, Vincenzo De Luca, who could make a similar decision in the next few hours.last_img read more